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, but in regards to the johnson biog, we're in the same boat. i've been writing about lin don johnson so long that people ask me, don't you get bored? the answer is that the very opposite is true. the one reason i don't think of these books being about lyndon johnson like i didn't think of the power brokers about robert moses, i never had the slightest interest in writing a book just to tell the life of the famous man. from the moment i first thought of doing books, i thought of biographies -- i thought of biographies as a way of examining the great forces that shape the times that they lived in, and, particularly, political power. why are political powers so important? well, we live in a democracy, so, ultimately, we have the power and the votes that we cast at the ballot boxes, and therefore, the more that we know about how political power really works, not as it's taught in textbooks, high schools, and colleges, but the raw naked reality of political power, the better our votes should be, and the bet or oir country should be. >> over the next few weeks, booktv, now in the 15th year on c-sp
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